‘The Dark Knight’ Runs Rings Around the Saturn Awards

Last summer's blockbuster took home five awards at last night's event.
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It was a big night for a dark knight as last year's mega-blockbuster took in even more accolades. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Dark Knight was the big winner at the 35th Annual Saturn Awards held last night in Burbank, California. The Christopher Nolan film lead the way taking home five awards, including awards for Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film and individual kudos to Christopher and Jonathan Nolan for the screenplay and Heath Ledger for his supporting performance.

Other big winners included Iron Man and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which each won three awards and Battlestar Galactica was tops in TV with three wins including Best Syndicated/Cable TV Series.

Here's a complete list of last night's winners below.

  • Best Science Fiction Film: Iron Man

    Best Fantasy Film: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Best Horror Film: Hellboy II: The Golden Army

    Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film: The Dark Knight

    Best Actor: Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man)

    Best Actress: Angelina Jolie (Changeling)

    Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight)

    Best Supporting Actress: Tilda Swinton (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

    Best Performance by a Younger Actor: Jaden Christopher Smith (The Day the Earth Stood Still)

    Best Director: Jon Favreau (Iron Man)

    Best Writer: Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight)

    Best Music: Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard (The Dark Knight)

    Best Costume: Mary Zophres (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull)

    Best Make-Up: Greg Cannom (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

    Best Special Effects: Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Timothy Webber, Paul J. Franklin (The Dark Knight)

    Best International Film: Let the Right One in

    Best Animated Film: WALL-E

    Best Television Series: Lost

    Best Syndicated/Cable Television Series: Battlestar Galactica

    Best Presentation on Television: The Librarian: The Curse of The Judas Chalice

    Best Actor on Television: Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica)

    Best Actress on Television: Mary McDonnell (Battlestar Galactica)

    Best Supporting Actor on Television: Adrian Pasdar (Heroes)

    Best Supporting Actress on Televison: Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter)

    Guest Starring Role on Television: Jimmy Smits (Dexter)

    Best DVD Release: Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer

    Best DVD Special Edition Release: Stephen King's The Mist 2-Disc Collector's Edition

    Best DVD Classic Film Release: Psycho Universal Legacy Series

    Best DVD Collection: The Godfather Collection - Coppola Restoration

    Best Series on DVD: Moonlight

    Best Retro Series on DVD: The Invaders

    The Life Career Award: Lance Henriksen

    The Lifetime Achievement Award: Leonard Nimoy

    The Visionary Award: Jeffrey Katzenberg

The Dark Knight was released July 18th, 2008.

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